Tasty Trucks with Watercolor Pencils Video Tasty Trucks with Watercolor Pencils Video. Although a retired Sale-A-Bratyion Stamp Set you can use the techniques in the video with any stamp set. Just make sure you use Basic Gray Archival Ink or Basic Black Archival Ink. Watch the video and see how I do this technique. This is just one way of doing this technique and you may find an alternate way of doing the same thing and achieving a pleasing result…. Read more »

Blending with Pencils and Aqua Painter Video Blending with Pencils and Aqua Painter Video. Now I know this set is no longer available as it was a Sale-A-Bration set, however the principles of the technique remain the same . You can use this technique with any stamp set, just make sure you use Basic Black Archival Ink or Basic Gray Archival Ink before colouring. Watch the video to see how I do this. Please remember this is just my way of… Read more »

Watercolor Pencil Spritz Background Don’t you just love the Watercolor Pencils and all the techniques you can use them for. They’ve opend up so many variations. So, today’s post is about Watercolor Pencil Spritz Background and involves laying down colour and then spritzing with water. Here’s a sample: You’ll love how easy this technique is and the extra tips I give you to make your card making easier. If you don’t have the Stampin’ Up! Watercolor Pencils yet, you need… Read more »

This week’s blog hop is all about ‘Embellishments’. Let’s see what inspiration the Latte Girls can share with you. Now don’t forget to visit Leonie and Narelle’s blogs to see what inspiration they have for you. Freshly Brewed Embellishments Do you love embellishments? The Cupcakes & Carousels Embellishment kit is awesome and, team that with the Cupcakes & Carousels Designer Series Paper Stack and you can come up with a birthday card. This card came together quite quickly using the… Read more »

Watercolor Wash with Delicate Details Here’s another technique Video today and today I’m using Delicate Details with a Watercolor Wash. I’ve also used Avant Garden on one of the cards. Both Delicate Details and Avant Garden will be retiring on 31st March 2017 as Sale-A-Bration ends. So get them before they’re gone. Don’t be like this 🙂 Place an order for A$90 before shipping and choose 1 FREE product from the Sale-A-Bration Brochure (products available only while stocks last). I’ll… Read more »

Don’t Miss Out!! I thought I’d just do a post about Sale-A-Bration products you can earn with a A$90 purchase from current catalogues.  Now this is the last week you can receive these FREE items when you make a qualifying purchase, so … Don’t Miss Out!! Use the above code when you shop in my Online Store and I’ll send you a small gift. I’d love to send you something extra as a ‘thank you’ for shopping with me. I do… Read more »

Goody Bag Now, you will love this Goody Bag. It’s quick and easy to make. You can use Designer Series Paper on the front if you wish, I’ve used the Layering Squares Framelit Dies for the scallop edge on the topper and lastly ended with the Layering Circle Dies to make the hole in the front of the bag. . Watch the Video or scroll down for all the instructions Don’t miss another episode, subscribe to my channel today. Thank… Read more »

This week the Latte Girls have a fun Colour Challenge for you. Colour Challenge Aren’t these colours just gorgeous together? I added some Whisper White card and that was all I needed to create today’s card. I’ve also used Avant Garden which is a FREE product from Sale-A-Bration when you purchase A$90. Using Stampin’ Write Markers to colour your stamps before stamping is a great technique to use when you want different parts of your image in different colours. Another… Read more »

Dragonfly Water Colour Wash What do you think of my Dragonfly Water Colour Wash card?  I’ve used the Inside the Lines Designer Series Paper and laid down a wash of So Saffron. I then cam in and coloured with an Aqua Painter and used Cucumber Crush; Peekaboo Peach; Calypso Coral and Early Espresso. I coloured the  bee with Daffodil delight from the Watercolor Pencils. The Dragonfly is cut using Copper Foil and then I needed a sentiment. So, I went… Read more »

Global Design Project #078 Sketch Challenge Oh do I have you all confused? It’s OK, it’s not the weekend yet!! I just decided to do my challenge post a couple of days early to surprise you. Make sure you visit the Global Design Project Blog to see the inspiration from their design team and the inspiration shared by fellow challenge entrants. This week it’s a deign challenge. Design challenges are great as you can flip them, rotate, do lots of… Read more »